Royal Caribbean International is postponing for nearly a month one of the highly anticipated first sailings from the U.S. since the pandemic began because eight crew members tested positive for COVID-19.
The recommendation from the European Union is non-binding, and national governments still have authority to require test results or vaccination records and to set other entry conditions.
Royal Caribbean is postponing the inaugural sailings of its new cruise ship, “Odyssey of the Seas,” after eight crew members tested positive for COVID-19.
Air travel continued its path towards pre-pandemic norms Friday when the TSA scanned 2 million passengers for the first time since March 2020.
United Airlines will begin next week requiring all new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The CDC updated its travel guidance this week to say vaccinated Americans can now travel with a lower COVID-19 risk to dozens of more countries.
Carnival Cruise Line confirmed plans to restart U.S. sailings from its Texas port as early as July 3 for those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Hawaii's governor says the state will drop its quarantine and COVID-19 testing requirements for travelers once 70% of the state’s population has been vaccinated against the disease.
A small plane has made an emergency landing in the Thousand Oaks area on Memorial Day.
Carnival will first set sail from Texas' Port of Galveston, Florida's Port Miami and Port Canaveral.
More than 1.8 million people went through U.S. airports Thursday. The daily number could top 2 million at least once over the weekend, which would be the highest mark since early March 2020.
Memorial Day weekend gas prices are expected to be the highest since 2014, according to AAA.
AAA predicts more than 37 million people will hit the roads and take to the skies this holiday weekend as travel experts caution drivers about to worst times to travel.
The State Department is relaxing its rule and will allow Americans to reenter the U.S. with an expired passport through the end of 2021.
The U.S. State Department and CDC issued travel warnings this week urging Americans to avoid visiting Japan amid a surge in serious COVID-19 cases. In response, Japan said the travel warnings won’t have an impact on Olympians.
The cruise line also stated that the restart of cruising in the U.S. is dependent on receiving a ‘Conditional Sailing Certificate’ from the CDC.
European Union ambassadors agreed Wednesday on measures to allow fully vaccinated visitors in, a big step toward relaxing tourism from outside the bloc. EU countries have yet to approve the measures.
Carnival said it also hopes to restart sailings in the United States in July on three ships from ports in Miami and Galveston, Texas.
Delta Air Lines will require all new employees get vaccinated for COVID-19 before joining the company.
Federal regulators have approved a Boeing procedure to fix about 100 jets that have been idled for the past month because of improper electrical grounding of some components.